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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers; Togo Vs Uganda: 27 players summoned for Cranes duty

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Africa Zone (Round 2, 1st and 2nd Leg)):

Thursday, 12th November 2015: Togo Vs Uganda – Kegue Stadium, Lome

Sunday, 15th November 2015: Uganda Vs Togo – Nelson Mandela National Stadium, Kampala

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Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has announced the 27 players set to play for Uganda in the up-coming Cranes 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers against Togo.

The coach released the sqaud on Thursday morning at FUFA House during the weekly press conference in Mengo, Kampala.

Micho said;

FIFA requires a list of 50 players. We submitted that pool but i will summon 27 that we shall pick for the away game in Lome and the return leg in Kampala. Training starts immediately. We are focused and committed towards accomplishing the job

Three of the Uganda Cranes players summoned; Tonny Mawejje, Geofrey Kizito and Moses Oloya attended the press conference.

L-R Uganda Cranes players Kizito ‘Baba’ Geoffrey, Moses Oloya and Tonny Mawejje during the weekly press conference on Thursday.

Mawejje assured the public about the commitment they (the players) have towards the team.

First, i thank you for the confidence you have in us. We are ready to give the best service” Mawejje told the media.

Team training has officially started on Thursday with aerobics at Paradise Gym on Acacia Mall in Kampala.

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin releasing his squad today

The Full Uganda Cranes Squad:

Goal Keepers:

Denis Onyango, Salim Jamal, Robert Odongkara, James Alitho


Dennis Iguma, Dennis Okot, Godfrey Walusimbi, Joseph Ochaya, Isaac Muleme, Shafiki Bakaki, Isaac Isinde, Ivan Bukenya, Murushid Jjuuko


Tonny Mawejje, Aucho Khalid, Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito, Ivan Ntege, Yasser Mugerwa, Faruku Miya, William Luwaga Kizito, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Moses Oloya, Kezironi Kizito


Geofrey Massa, Brian Umony, Hamis Kizza, Caesar Okhuti Ceaser

Meanwhile Joseph Mutaka has been appointed to handle all media related activities for the two matches between Uganda Cranes and Togo. Mutaka has already performed the same roles with the Cranes when they beat Tanzania in the 2016 African Nations Championship qualifiers.

MAIN PHOTO: FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, Cranes coach Micho, Technical Personnel and Uganda Cranes players  at the end of today’s press conference at FUFA House. 

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